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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-R3122
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Named collection:  G. Haines Collection
Collector:  Haines, Geoffrey
Maker:  Constantine I; Alexandria
Denomination:  Follis
Place made:  Africa: Egypt, Lower Egypt, Alexandria
Culture:  Roman
Date made:  325-326
Metal:  Base metal
Diameter (cm):  1.95
Weight (g):  3.37
Axis (degrees):  0.00
Provenance:  Haines 1523. W. S. Lincoln, 1932.
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Constantine, wearing laurel wreath, facing r. Reverse: Camp gate with no door, two turrets; star above.

Inscriptions:  Obverse: CONSTAN-TINVS AVC (Constantine Augustus). Reverse: PROVIDEN-TIAE AVCC (To the Foresight of the Emperors). In Exergue: SMALA

Bibliography:  RIC VII 34

Notes:  According to RIC, the SMALA in the exergue of the reverse are mintmarks indicating Alexandria.

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